Aquinas Law Alliance
Tel: +65 6228 3488
Tel: +65 6228 3488
Joint ventures; M&A; private client; private equity, venture capital & funds; real estate
Aloysius Wee is one of the founding members of Aquinas Law Alliance and heads the private clients and international real estate practice groups. Prior to starting Aquinas Law Alliance, Aloysius was the managing principal of Dacheng Wong Alliance, Singapore’s first China, Singapore joint venture law firm. He graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury with a BA in law and economics and is a qualified barrister-at-law and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore in 1995.
His areas of practice are intellectual property law, corporate law, cross-border commercial transactions and real estate transactions.
Aloysius has since 1997 advised on various development and investment projects for property developers, real estate players and hospitality companies in Singapore and the region.
He also advises on cross-border joint ventures and transactions and in the area of M&A of companies. Advising clients on entry strategies into China and investments in China is his current expertise given his network in China. He is actively involved in cross-border corporate, real estate transactions and investment transactions, across China, India and the Asean region.
In 2009, he was named one of Asia’s Hot 100 lawyers by Asian Legal Business and in 2014, he was awarded a Property and Real Estate Lawyer of the Year by Finance Monthly.
Aloysius is one of the founders and the current chairperson of the Asean Legal Alliance, a network of 10 law firms in each of the 10 Asean countries coming together to offer a seamless delivery of legal service across a diverse cultural, geographical and legal backdrop.
He sits as a director in the Tay Leck Teck Foundation and Verbum Dei Singapore (a charity) and serves as a volunteer legal adviser to two other charities, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (Singapore) and the Realm of Tranquility.
Aloysius sits as an independent director on various companies listed in Singapore and overseas. He has extensive experience in board matters for such listed entities having sat on various boards and in various capacities, including as an independent director, non-independent director and chairman of various committees.
Aloysius is also a sought-after speaker in areas like “Doing Business in China” and “Asean Integration”. He has presented various papers at international conferences in Singapore and overseas. Some of these include the Global Diaspora Summit 2009 in Singapore, the Global Diaspora Summit and Invest Shenyang Summit in 2010, China ASEAN Association Summit 2014 in Bangkok and recently the ASEAN Legal Alliance Legal Conference 2015 in Singapore.
He is also a regular contributor of articles on the law and legal issues of China, India and Asean contributing to trade journals, professional newsletters and online publications.
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